tv [untitled] August 3, 2011 12:00pm-12:30pm PDT
>> yes, i just wanted to say thank-you for having us here today. she raised me in this brazilian culture, and i know everything to her, so thank you. -- i owe everything to her. [applause] 7 next up, i think we are going to have -- are you guys performing, or no? you guys are ready to go? -- so next up. i will wait for you to get down the stairs, and we are going to have a performance by ---
new king and queen. first, i just want to give two quick fade use, because there are a couple of unsung heroes -- i want to give a couple of quick thank-yous. there is our producer and our contingent's coordinator, and those are nice titles, but they do so much brightwork, and we really, really do appreciate that. next, one of our board members is not here tonight, because his father passed away, so we want to send our prayers to rudy and his family, and lastly but not least we -- leastly, but dannty -- danny glover, he has agreed
to be one of our grand marshals this year. we are very pleased to have danny. so without further ado, i want to introduce isabelle barassa. isabelle? >> sorry, i just got lipstick on him. he is all pissed now. i am not been with microphones, but i do want to give a shout out. everybody works very, very hard, and they are getting ready for a beautiful carnaval parade. pass the word around. it is the best show on the west coast. i also want to say hello to the
mission cultural center, which is the contingent's i will be dancing with. without further ado, we have a wonderful king and queen of the carnaval contest, and i want to introduce them. one has been dancing hula professionally for five years. i am sorry, i will pronounced this as best as i can. under the direction of patrick. he has been practicing yoga for six years and is a certified massage therapist. he participated in his first carnaval with latin dance grooves at the mission cultural center.
a dancer and teacher in the san francisco bay area. she holds a bachelor of arts degree from san francisco university and recently won the isador dunkin award for performance. they are sponsored by the rhythm and motion contingent's, so without further ado, i want to introduce our king and queen for 2011.
[cheers and applause] >> thank you to everyone who has participated, all of the contingent's that came out. we wanted to make a couple of announcements op-ed and also think someone -- make a couple of announcement and also think someone -- thank someone. i also want to remind you that you're giving away a ticket to brazil for two, so please make sure we have the tickets. we also have libation and snacks available, so, by all means, please help yourself, and thank you again for all of the participants. say hello to the giants' trophy